Synonyms for very
- bona fide
- very same
Antonyms for very
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VERY
Those less than the very best frankly esteem it a privilege.
There are quiet and very decent places for those of us that must.
The very spirit of harmony is embodied in the proportions of the Parthenon.
My very blood boiled in my veins, that such an one as he could give me pain.
Besides, it is very possible that you are unjust to Hipparete.
I've always been taken with the chap; and I'm very glad you read him correctly.
Very well; bring me what you have at that hour, and we'll strike a trade.
He was very glad to earn money in this way, since it seemed he was to have no fish to dispose of.
It is very honorable in you to make the offer, and I like you the better for having made it.
There was a scar on one cheek, and, altogether, he was not very prepossessing in his appearance.
mid-13c., verray "true, real, genuine," later "actual, sheer" (late 14c.), from Anglo-French verrai, Old French verai "true," from Vulgar Latin *veracus, from Latin verax (genitive veracis) "truthful," from verus "true," from PIE *weros- (cf. Old English wær "a compact," Old Dutch, Old High German war, Dutch waar, German wahr "true;" Welsh gwyr, Old Irish fir "true;" Old Church Slavonic vera "faith"). Meaning "greatly, extremely" is first recorded mid-15c. Used as a pure intensive since Middle English.